Sep 22, 2010 6:00am EDT
that great brait inane, australia, israel an canada do allow gays to serve openly. >> and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. >> whether you agree or disagree with this policy, whether you want to keep it or repeal it, the senate should not be forced to make this decision now. >> democrats plan it revisit the issue when the defense bill comes up again later this year. >>> we are learning most of the nine dead in a chopper crash in afghanistan were americans. that is the word from senior pentagon officials. yesterday was the deadliest helicopter crash for coalition forces in four years. the taliban claims it shot it down but nato says there was no enemy fire. nato is still investigating the crash in a rugged area of southern afghanistan. >>> a new tell-all book about the president's advisors describes them as arguing about policy and turf. the book is by journalist bob woodward and in it, some top members of the president's national security team doubt the afghan strategy will work. divisions at the white house are not secret but woodward su
Sep 22, 2010 5:00pm EDT
weather in canada as hurricane igor delivers heavy appear and wind. the storms flooded homes and washed out roads. police are investigating claims that a driveway collapsed on an island, washing an 80-year-old man into the sea. tense of thous is. >>> we had our share of storms roll through so what is op top? nmd. theefer thunderstorm twea -- since we last talked this little shower that has was close to leesburg has now gem. it is basically southwest, in extreme northern phlegm -- this is all basically moving very, very slowly to the east, and a little bit it to the south oift. so we'll watch these thunderstorms. here's sfoshs. between baltimore and lancaster. thunderstorm watch in effect until 10:00 for everybody. there is still the chance for scattered. temperature rate now follow. a little muggy, watching out for some more strong, possibly severe thunderstorms. plus fetch february. >> sounds like summer. gary, thank you. >>> commuters are having their say right here in washington. national transit unions set up a big screen outside of union station. at the dosm. computers could send i
Sep 21, 2010 10:00pm EDT
: even one republican in the senate noted great britain, australia, israel and canada allow gays to serve openly in their armed forces. >> and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. >> reporter: the marine general nominated to lead the corp. weighed in on don't ask don't tell on the hill today. you'll hear what general james amos thinks on the news edge at 11:00. >> see you then. >>> a deadly day for u.s. troops in afghanistan. nine nato service members killed when their helicopter crashed in zabul province. a senior military official says a large number of americans were among the dead. it was the deadliest chopper crash for the coalition in four years. the taliban claims it shot down the helicopter overnight. there were no reports of enemy fire in the area. >>> maryland's green party candidate running for the u.s. state was killed in a horrible car accident. natasha pettigrew was out riding her bike early sunday morning in largo when an suv hit her. tonight her mother shares the heartbreaking decision she made. laura evans joins us now with the story.